Village Mail Delivery

To the Editor: Can anyone explain to me why mail is not delivered by person or vehicle in Mattapoisett village? I have heard two different stories why it isn’t and neither seems logical. 2doors from the post office mail is delivered to mail boxes on the street, but not to the village near the water […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club

To the Editor: The members of the Sippican Woman’s Club would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the visitors who came to our Holiday House Tour that took place on December 8, 2018. We had a beautiful day and the weather cooperated. Our lovely town was showcased as the welcome mat was […] Read more »

Make Mattapoisett “Special”

To the Editor: After reading the article from the Clarksons, I decided to send a few of my thoughts regarding the Inn in Mattapoisett. Usually I enjoy reading other viewpoints about subjects that are particularly meaningful to me. Often I reflect on their opinions, and it helps broaden my horizons and perhaps color my decisions. […] Read more »

Sippican Woman’s Club of Marion

To the Editor: The Sippican Woman’s Club of Marion would like to thank you and all the members of the Woman’s Club for contributing to the success of our recent Holiday House tour. Without the effort of so many members, from those who decorated Handy’s Tavern ‘Festival of Trees’ to members who served as hostesses […] Read more »

Inn in Mattapoisett

To the Editor: The historic seaside Inn in Mattapoisett has had several owners and we remember some of the finest. When the Goddus owned it, you could always depend on fine dining. Irving Bookstein was famous for his prime rib. The music was tasteful and piano sing-alongs were common. And who can forget the great […] Read more »

Citizens Petition for Cannabis Ban Article

To the Editor: I read with interest the item in the Wanderer of the proposed Citizens Petition for Cannabis Ban Article which “prohibition would include establishments that sell, distribute, cultivate, process or package cannabis in any form.” However, one should consider that deaths associated with marijuana use are negligible compared with the estimated annual 88,000 […] Read more »

Mattapoisett Congregational Church

To the Editor: We, the members of The Christian Education Committee of the Mattapoisett Congregational Church, say thank you. Sunday afternoon those of us who took time from our busy holiday schedule to attend a positively delightful rendition of an old, old story of the birth of Christ were not disappointed. Chuck Talley and a […] Read more »

Solar Array Proposal

To the Editor: Mr. John Rockwell claims Marion’s “solar array proposal must be denied” because “the developer of the project has proposed to clear cut 18 acres for his project.” This project concerns green energy and the installation of photovoltaic panels, as allowed by Marion’s well-crafted solar bylaw. The solar apparatus will necessitate the removal […] Read more »

Noise Ordinance

To the Editor: Cheers Beacon Hill is a bar/restaurant located on Beacon Street in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, across from the Boston Public Garden. Founded in 1969 as the Bull & Finch Pub, the bar is best remembered internationally as the exterior of the bar seen in the hit NBC sitcom Cheers, […] Read more »

Thank You

Dear Editor, I write to thank the kind professionals who serve Mattapoisett on the Police Ambulance and in the patrol cars. On November 10th, I suffered a catastrophic bone failure resulting in a left leg femur fracture. Pain took on a whole new meaning on that day. I’d like to also thank the woman whose […] Read more »